history, daniel inouye, who passed away on monday. the army vet was 88 years old. his final word was aloha, and the hawaii native explaining that aloha means "i love you." congressman tom cole has been kind enough to stand by patiently waiting, and, sir, your reflections and remembrances of senator inouye? >> what a great american. what a wonderful story, and what a touching tribute by the president of the united states. well deserved. have i worked in the appropriations process and served on that committee in the house, and obviously he was our counterpart and had the opportunity to work with him and always considered it a prif. he was always a gentleman. he always fought for the things he believed in, but he knew how to find a middle ground. most importantly, we were sitting down with him, and he is a real american hero, and it's a real sad day for the country, and i'm very pleased is he getting the kaf tribute from the president and everybody else that he genuinely deserves. >> certainly a beautiful send-off there. congressman tom cole, thanks for joining me, sir.